Macromedia Announcements

Macromedia held a worldwide user group meeting today and will repeat tonight at 7PM ET. A number of presentations were given. Among the more exciting demos was a preview of some new functionality in the next release of ColdFusion (Blackstone) - including integrated creation of PDF and FlashPaper printable reports. Other new features include Flash versions of the CFFORM components and some Flex-like presentation layer capabilities, built in. A demo of the new version of Contribute was also presented. There are a number of new features here, including approval workflow capabilities, a built-in (simple) image editor, and many FlashPaper Enhancements.